Holme Bird Observatory Wednesday 13th November 2019

A flock of twenty Snow Bunting were at the western edge of Holme Dunes early morning with a Peregrine seen there too. Ringing today produced a Blackcap and a Chiffchaff along with a further 21 Long-tailed Tits ringed. A dozen Brambling, twenty Skylarks, two Siskin and a Bullfinch were all noted overflying the observatory area during the morning.

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Norfolk LITTLE BITTERN male still Titchwell RSPB from Fen Hide late a'noon. juv.Rough-legged Buzzard still late a'noon in dead tree from Patsy's Screen
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 1.36pm Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank on shingle bank by Arnold's Marsh (+35.Snow Buntings)
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Titchwell RSPB flew south over freshmarsh at 3.33pm
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Wells still 3.30pm just north of sewage works in bush from car park +showing well
Norfolk 15.Russian White-fronted Geese Buckenham Marshes RSPB still 9.12am
Norfolk no sign of male.Little Bittern Titchwell RSPB this morning
Norfolk 2.Waxwings Ringstead by road on west side at 3.06pm then flew south
Norfolk Water Pipit Titchwell RSPB still
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck Titchwell RSPB on sea at 1.35pm
Norfolk 14.Common Cranes between Acle Bridge +Billockby in field by road late morning then flew off
Norfolk Raven still 1.39pm Horsey +Winterton in seal colony tho mobile but no sign of Hooded Crow. Purple Sand on groyne.40
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Wells still 1.34pm in bush just north of sewage works +showing well
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard just north of Saxlingham flew south over B1156 at midday
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 1pm Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank on shingle bank by Arnold's Marsh (Purple Sand still on pool)
Norfolk Great White Egret Welney WWT still
Norfolk 6.Shorelarks Holkham Bay 500yds east of Holkham Gap at roped-off area at 12.48pm TF.896.458
Norfolk Raven Horsey on beach south of Nelson's Head track at 9.30am
Norfolk Long-tailed Duck juv.drk Cley NWT still on brackish pool west of north end of East Bank late morning +30.Snow Buntings
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard Wells in bush just north of sewage works at 11.36am
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still 11.27am Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank on shingle bank by Arnold's Marsh +showing well (+20.Snow Buntings)
Norfolk Rough-legged Buzzard flew west over Wiveton at 11.33am
Norfolk Hen Harrier male y'day flew north over Roydon Common NNR at 1.26pm
Norfolk 7.Snow Buntings Weybourne Camp
Norfolk Caspian Gull 1w Buxton
Norfolk ISABELLINE WHEATEAR still Cley NWT east of north end of East Bank on shingle bank by Arnold's Marsh at 8.15am
Norfolk 20.Snow Buntings Holme Dunes on beach at west end